ETFE

Bubble-shaped stadium maintains its temperature via air ‘pillows’ in its ETFE skin

Ethylene tetrafluoroethylene or better known as ETFE is a fluorine-based plastic that boasts high corrosion resistance and 'maintained' strength over large temperature fluctuations. Well this time around, the plastic will be used for a wholesome micro-climate control in the Sports Hall of Lamezia Terme, a 4,000 capacity stadium designed by Vittorio Grassi Architetto and Partners…